Work in Progress

Image by Tayeb MEZAHDIA from Pixabay Has anybody over used the phrase, “In a perfect world…” The problem is that we don’t live in a perfect world. And we never will until Jesus comes back and makes the new heavens and new earth. Perfect is the impossible goal that everybody…

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Holiness in the Bible

Image by SplitShire from Pixabay What does “make you holy” mean in the Bible? The concept of making a person holy is one of the main themes of Scripture. It falls under the subject of sanctification, a theological word describing the process of becoming holy. Holiness is one of the…

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The Double-Sided Coin

Image by Frauke Feind from Pixabay Everybody is concerned about their image. Our culture tells people that they are overweight. Multiple commercials bombard us in the middle of every TV show break touting this weight-loss system or that one. But the thing is that we all know food is only…

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Process of Sanctification

Image by sspiehs3 from Pixabay What are the steps a person takes from being a nonbeliever to being conformed to Christ? Many people don’t talk about the entire process from start to finish of how God draws us to him and then sanctifies us after salvation. There are various steps…

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Growing in Holiness

Image by skalekar1992 from Pixabay We are almost two months into the New Year. Many people have a New Year’s resolution that they begin, and by this time, have given up at least one of them. Everyone talks about how to make New Year’s resolutions more lasting and effective. The…

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Loving the Journey

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay It’s amazing how far we’ve come in travel. Just 200 years ago, we were subject to horseback and wagons. But now we have trains, planes, and automobiles. The speed of life has increased because of our travel options. The amount of ground we can cover…

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From Glory to Glory

Image by Elias Sch. from Pixabay Even among Christians there are different messages about holiness. Some talk about sin and the flesh putting up a constant battle against the Christian. They say a life seeking holiness will struggle to maintain it. We try but we fail. But does the Bible…

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The Joint Venture

Image by jacqueline macou from Pixabay There tends to be a debate among Christians concerning works and faith. I talked about that in a previous post. But there are other questions about how holiness actually happens in our character and deeds. Paul tells us to work out our salvation with…

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2 Sides of a Coin

Image by aleksandra85foto from Pixabay Our perspective is so small compared to God’s. We can only see things a certain way. I can’t tell you how many times my perspective has been expanded by new experiences. Experience is a good teacher. It changes the way we think about things. There’s…

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